Beth Rose Wins 2016 International Auctioneer Championship, Women’s Division
Emerging from an overall field of 94 competitors, Beth Rose, of Maumee, Ohio, and TJ Freije, of Clayton, Indiana, were crowned as winners of the women’s and men’s National Auctioneers Association 29th International Auctioneer Championship, which took place Friday, July 22, 2016 at the DeVos Place Convention Center.
Both Rose, CAI, AARE, and Freije, CAI, received a trophy and championship ring for their winning efforts through the preliminary bid-calling round, an interview round consisting of three questions, and a final round of bid-calling that included the top 15 men and seven women. In the two divisions, 74 men and 20 women competed for the right to be known as one of the best auction professionals in the world.
This was the seventh attempt for Rose at winning IAC, with the 20-year NAA member breaking through in the same year that saw her business – Beth Rose Real Estate and Auctions – take Auction Marketing Campaign of the Year in the annual NAA marketing competition. She is a 2000 graduate of the Certified Auctioneers Institute and past recipient of the Rose Award – named after her late father, David Rose.
Rose’s daughter, Sara Rose Bytnar, CAI, AARE, of Naples, Florida, finished runner-up by one-tenth of one point. See the full story here.
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